September 12, 2017

TX Progressives have more thoughts on Harvey

The Texas Progressive Alliance sends its thoughts to Florida as it brings you this week's roundup.

 Off the Kuff looked at the hopefully temporary reinstatement of the voter ID law as it goes through the appeals process.

 SocraticGadfly offers up a trio of Harvey-related thoughts related to possible future "big ones." Would an Ike Dike be a massive military-industrial complex boondoggle?  Can Houston and Harris County do anything different on evacuation ideas? And does greater Houston, like some other disaster-prone areas, simply have too many people living there?

 CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme is angry with the previous Houston flood control head and the current pollution helpers.

 Family feuds are the most fun to watch, especially when you're not in the family, laughed PDiddie at Brains and Eggs as he popped more corn.

 Neil at All People Have Value said people really need to move on from the Sanders/Clinton primary fight. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.

Lewisville Texan Journal notes Denton County is being sued for sex discrimination.

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 And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.

 Better Texas Blog talks fighting hunger after Harvey.

 Michael Li shows the proposed remedial Congressional maps.

 The Texas Living Waters Project will work to find innovative flooding solutions for the next Harvey.

 The TSTA Blog cheers the selection of John Sharp as statewide hurricane czar.

 Dos Centavos wants us to think about undocumented immigrants as something other than cheap labor for rebuilding after disasters.

Nick Anderson sums up what merits a special session for Greg Abbott and what does not.

Grits for Breakfast discusses bail reform ideas.

Texas Moratorium Network announced the 18th annual March to Abolish the Death Penality is set for next month.

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Dallas Observer has the info on the city's latest failed attempt to take down the Lee statue in Oak Lawn.

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